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Why the Pakistani Establishment Is Rooting for the BJP
April 12, 2019
Why the Pakistani Establishment Is Rooting for the BJP
The strange logic behind Pakistan's leaders wanting a Hindu nationalist party to keep control of India.
Why the Pakistani Establishment Is Rooting for the BJP
Don't Overlook the Root Cause of the Latest India-Pakistan Flare-up
March 05, 2019
Don't Overlook the Root Cause of the Latest India-Pakistan Flare-up
Behind the specific events of February 2019, there’s the larger danger of rising nationalism in both countries.
Don't Overlook the Root Cause of the Latest India-Pakistan Flare-up
Indian Hindu Nationalism’s Nepali Cousin
March 01, 2019
Indian Hindu Nationalism’s Nepali Cousin
Hindu nationalism has taken hold in India. In Nepal, once the world’s only Hindu state, things are more complicated.
Indian Hindu Nationalism’s Nepali Cousin
Indian Refugee Policy and the Rohingyas
October 04, 2018
Indian Refugee Policy and the Rohingyas
In the balance between security, strategy, and humanity, humanity is losing.
Indian Refugee Policy and the Rohingyas
Modern, Not Western: Why Hindu Nationalists Do Not Resist Technology
April 16, 2018
Modern, Not Western: Why Hindu Nationalists Do Not Resist Technology
Modern technology is not inherently Western and the East does not resist it.
Modern, Not Western: Why Hindu Nationalists Do Not Resist Technology
No, Fashion in India Has Not Become a ‘Nationalist Cause’
November 17, 2017
No, Fashion in India Has Not Become a ‘Nationalist Cause’
Is Modi’s sense of style part of a newfangled nationalistic agenda? Not necessarily.
No, Fashion in India Has Not Become a ‘Nationalist Cause’
The Real Threat to Hinduism: The Slow Death of India's Rivers
November 17, 2017
The Real Threat to Hinduism: The Slow Death of India's Rivers
Outrage over the ban on firecrackers should be directed at the destruction of South Asia's natural heritage.
The Real Threat to Hinduism: The Slow Death of India's Rivers
From Myanmar to India, Persecution Haunts Rohingya
November 14, 2017
From Myanmar to India, Persecution Haunts Rohingya
Rohingya refugees in India meet religious nationalists who want them gone — again.
From Myanmar to India, Persecution Haunts Rohingya
India’s Costly Embrace of Israel
July 03, 2017
India’s Costly Embrace of Israel
India is importing not just weapons from Israel, but a paranoid political mindset as well.
India’s Costly Embrace of Israel
Inside the Mind of a Hindu Nationalist
May 15, 2017
Inside the Mind of a Hindu Nationalist
A Hindu nationalist foot soldier shares his worldview.
Inside the Mind of a Hindu Nationalist
The Trouble With India's New Citizenship Bill
March 11, 2017
The Trouble With India's New Citizenship Bill
The bill, if passed, would help turn India into a 'Hindu homeland.'
The Trouble With India's New Citizenship Bill
The Myth of Secular India
March 04, 2017
The Myth of Secular India
India claims a secular identity, but has a long history of oppressing religious minorities.
The Myth of Secular India
Why India's Hindu Nationalists Love Donald Trump
February 28, 2017
Why India's Hindu Nationalists Love Donald Trump
Like right-wing groups around the world, India's Hindu nationalists are celebrating Trump's presidency.
Why India's Hindu Nationalists Love Donald Trump
India: A Study in Political Misdirection
September 22, 2016
India: A Study in Political Misdirection
Modi hopes to use his business-friendly image abroad to distract from rising Hindu nationalism at home.
India: A Study in Political Misdirection
Beef, Biryani, and Indian Politics
September 16, 2016
Beef, Biryani, and Indian Politics
India's "cow politics" reveal schisms among religious and caste groups.
Beef, Biryani, and Indian Politics
How Hindu Nationalists Took Over India
May 31, 2016
How Hindu Nationalists Took Over India
The movement seeks to advance the aims of a minority, but relies upon a much broader constituency for its support.
How Hindu Nationalists Took Over India
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